By Deane Barker on August 21, 2003

We’re just getting hammered by Sobig this morning. It got into a mailing list used by one of the organizations we belong to and we’re getting them at the rate of one every five seconds or so.

My Bayesian Outlook Filter is dumping most of them, but one guy here had Norton set to ask him what to do when it found an infected email — he waded through about 300 Norton pop-ups before giving up.

We’re dumping about half of them at the POP server via SpamKiller, Norton is stripping the attachments off the rest, and a combination of the Bayesian Outlook Filter and mailbox rules are keeping them out of inboxes. What a mess.